Will of William Suter

Submitted by Claudette Adams.


Will Book 2 Page 383
1890

In the name  of God Amen.  Be it remembered that I William Suters of the
County of Marshall and State of West Virginia being admonished by old age
that my earthly career? is getting nearly spent and being of sound mind do
make this my last will and testament that is to say:
I give and devise to my beloved wife Wilhelmina Suters the full control
and benefits of all my worldly possessions both personal and real so long
as she shall live and remain my widow.
At the death of my said wife I bequeath and devise said property or what
remains thereof to my sons Albert Suters, Norman Suters, and Wiley Suters
on the following conditions: That is to say, eighteen months after the
death of my wife they shall pay to the heirs of my daughters Pauline de-
ceased who was intermarried to William Ressegger. the sum of three Hundred
Dollars and three years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to
the heirs of my daughter Mary deceased who was intermarried to R A Henry
the sum of three Hundred Dollars;  And four and one half years after the
death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Sarah A. intermarried
to Samuel Cook the Sum of Three Hundred Dollars and Six years after the
death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Emily intermarried
to D H Sims the Sum of three Hundred Dollars and Seven and one half years
after the death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Eliza J. who
was intermarried to John Howard the Sum of three Hundred Dollars; and nine
years after the death of my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Clara
Suters the sum of three Hundred Dollars and ten years after the death of
my said wife they shall pay to my daughter Minnie Suters the sum of Three
Hundred Dollars.  Now be it remembered that if from any cause whatsoever
either two, or even either one of my said sons shall make the aforesaid
payments in case the other one or other two shall fail, then and in that
case the one or two that makes said payments shall be the possessor or
possessors of said property, provided he or they shall pay to the one or
ones. who fail to make their equal proportion of said payments the sum of
three Hundred Dollars each at the Expiration of twelve years from the death
of my said wife.  Be it remembererd that I have already during my lifetime
provided amply from my possessions for my sons Jacob Suters and Ernest Suters.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto signed and sealed this instrument and
published and declared the same for my last will at my residence on the 4th
day of November 1889.
                                                                Wm. Suter
    Witnesses
            Frank Petzold
            Henry Resseger
West Virginia, Clerk's office, Marshall County Court March 11th 1890.
A paper writing bearing date on the 4th day of November 1889 purporting to
be the last will and testament of Wm Suter late of this County.  Deceased was
this day fully proved before me in my office by the oaths of Frank Petzold and
Henry Resseger the
_________? witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded.
                                            Teste
                                            Thos. Finn?
                                            County Court Marshall County W. Va.
  


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